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Quis

ask, seek, demand
Latin

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Inquisitive

adj. Curious; asking many questions
ant: uninterested

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Acquisitive

adj. Seeking to get things; greed
syn: demanding ant: generous

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Requisition

(1) n. Act of ordering or demanding something (2) v. to make a request or demand

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Spond/ spouse

pledge, show support for
Latin

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Espouse

v. To support; pledge support to
syn: advocate ant: criticize

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Correspond

v. To be similar to; compare to
syn: match ant: differ

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Despondent

adj. Lacking all hope
Syn: despairing Ant: Joyful

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Rog

to ask, demand
Latin

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Interrogate

v. To formally question
Syn: grill

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Derogatory

adj. Insulting; degrading
syn: belittling ant: complimentary

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Arrogant

adj. Excessively proud; haughty
syn: conceited ant: humble

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Abrogate

v. To cancel; to repeal
syn: abolish ant: ratify

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Prec

prayer
Latin

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Precarious

adj. Threatened or unsafe
syn: risky ant: safe

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Imprecation

v. A curse
ant: blessing

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Deprecate

v. To show disapproval of
syn: belittle ant: praise